Hamas Looking to Buy More Electricity - From Israel

Following siege from Egypt, Gaza officials ask Israeli Electric Company to increase power supply from Israel.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 11/22/2013, 11:59 AM

Total Blackout in Gaza: 'Not a Single Litre of Fuel'

Energy production ceased entirely this morning (Friday) due to fuel depletion; Hamas demands international aid.Tova Dvorin , 11/1/2013, 10:39 AM

Bnei Brak May Go Dark on Shabbat

Tel Aviv court orders the Bnei Brak Municipality to remove generators that were supplying electricity on Shabbat.David Lev, 9/1/2013, 4:06 PM

Electric Company Suggests: Cut Off Power to PA

The Israel Electric Corporation has put together a list of sanctions to impose on the PA, which owes it 820 million shekels.Elad Benari, 6/21/2013, 3:15 AM

Egypt: From Energy Exporter to Energy Basket Case

Egyptians are suffering through their worst energy crisis in years, with citizens getting increasingly angry and impatientDavid Lev, 5/26/2013, 9:14 PM

Top Pundit: Cut Off Power to Gaza

Maariv's Erel Segal asks: isn't it time to turn off the current that the enemy uses to make weapons?Gil Ronen, 11/20/2012, 3:23 PM

1.4 Million Still in Dark from Hurricane Sandy

More than a million households are still in the dark one week after Hurricane Sandy struck the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.Chana Ya'ar, 11/5/2012, 11:39 PM

Millions Without Power, LaGuardia Airport Closed

More than 6.2 million people were without power, and New York's LaGuardia Airport remained closed as a result of Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2012, 3:15 PM

Inspectors Check Nuke Power Plants Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

Extra inspectors double check nuclear plants in 5 states along the East Coast as Hurricane Sandy powers up. A7 readers, send pics!Chana Ya'ar, 10/29/2012, 6:06 PM

Landau: PA Should Pay its Electricity Debts or Else

Energy and Water Minister Uzi Landau writes Netanyahu, demands his intervention in regards to a huge PA electricity debt to Israel.Elad Benari, 9/4/2012, 3:12 AM

Israel Electric Company to Pull Plug on Free Power for Workers

IEC Chairman Yiftach Ron-Tal told a Knesset committee Wednesday the firm is willing to end a decades-old perk to workers: free electricity. Chana Ya'ar, 8/29/2012, 5:10 PM

IEC Shuts Down Finance Ministry

Israel's power company says rolling blackouts are on the way in order to stabilize the grid as capacity limits are reached; Treasury dark.Gabe Kahn, 7/19/2012, 3:44 AM

Environmental Minister: Cut Power to Gaza

Environmental Minister Gilad Erdan is recommending that Israel cut power to Gaza in order to conserve electricity for its own use.Chana Ya'ar, 5/13/2012, 12:39 PM

Israel Considers Power Shortage for Summer

Israel is considering how to deal with possible power shortages this summer after Egypt reneged on its contract to supply natural gas. Chana Ya'ar, 5/10/2012, 11:53 AM

Japan Shuts Down Second-to-Last Nuclear Reactor

Japan has taken its second-to-last nuclear reactor off line, and the last will be shut down in May, creating a possible power shortage. Chana Ya'ar, 3/26/2012, 10:42 PM

Egypt-Gaza Power Struggle Leaves PA Arabs in the Dark

Gaza's Hamas rulers are caught between their rage at Israel and their distaste for having to cooperate with Egypt, leaving them powerless.Chana Ya'ar, 3/22/2012, 6:27 PM

Power Price Rise on the Horizon for Israelis in 2012

Israelis will be expected to pay even more than they already have for their electricity by the end of this secular calendar year.Chana Ya'ar, 1/29/2012, 12:46 PM

Controversial Power Deal Saves Mikati Government

A controversial power bill that threatened to topple the Hizbullah-backed government in Beirut has been approved.Gabe Kahn., 9/7/2011, 7:59 PM

Power Politics Amp Lebanese Cabinet Crisis

A potential cabinet crisis has lit up Beirut as power politics top the Hizbullah-backed Mikati government's agenda. Gabe Kahn., 8/29/2011, 8:24 PM

Blame Israel: PA Angry at Israel Over Rising Electricity Prices

The PA raises electricity rates and blames Israel for it. Israelis to pay 12% more, PA 7%.Elad Benari, 8/10/2011, 3:14 AM

Diesel Price Cut to Minimize Electricity Rate Climb

Finance Ministry lowers taxes on diesel fuel, makes it possible for Electric Company to make price hike less steep.Gil Ronen, 8/7/2011, 9:29 PM